Answered By: John Harvard
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2017     Views: 129

HOLLIS+ or Academic Search Premier are good places to begin exploring your topic.


To improve your results in HOLLIS+ and Academic Search Premier try adding some of the following terms to your search:

  • Topics (bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress, drug therapy)
  • Age terms (adolescence, adulthood)
  • Methodology terms (interviews, literature review, quantitative study)


Kathleen Sheehan and Michael Leach are the research contacts for Psychology: they’re both available to support researchers via email or in-person consultation.

Psychology Research Guide: a guide to basic library resources for beginning research in Psychology


PsycINFO, produced by the American Psychological Association, is the major database for locating scholarship in psychology and its many subfields. It indexes journals, books, book chapters, dissertations, reports, etc. Coverage dates back to 1872.

PubMed is produced by the National Library of Medicinee (NLM), the largest medical library in the world. The database contains citations and abstracts to research published in more than 4,800 biomedical journals.

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